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Lumberton, Mississippi
(Lamar County)

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The location of Lumberton

Welcome to Lumberton ...

The city of Lumberton is primarily located in Lamar County. A portion of Lumberton extends into Pearl River County.

The location of Lumberton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Lumberton has a population of 2,199 people<2> (see below for details).

Lumberton is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Lumberton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Lumberton: (601) and (769)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lumberton had a population of 2,086 people. This makes Lumberton the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Lumberton represents 0.07% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 102nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,086 people, the population of Lumberton decreased 6.37% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,228 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Lumberton had an population of 2,199 people. This is an increase of 5.42% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.3% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Lumberton.

Communities near Lumberton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Poplarville   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the South (S) of Lumberton

Located in Pearl River County

Purvis   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of Lumberton

Carnes   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Lumberton

Located in Forrest County

Pinebur   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Lumberton

Located in Marion County

Smith Town   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Lumberton

Located in Stone County

McLaurin   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Lumberton

Located in Forrest County

Angie   [Map]

Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West (W) of Lumberton

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

Wiggins   [Map]

Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Lumberton

Located in Stone County

West Hattiesburg   [Map]

Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North (N) of Lumberton

Varnado   [Map]

Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the West (W) of Lumberton

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Lumberton.

Communities Also Named Lumberton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Lumberton: This one is located in Lamar County and the other is located in Marion County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 11 communities that are also named Lumberton - they are located in Alabama, British Columbia, Florida, Michigan, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Texas and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Lumberton.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lumberton. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lumberton. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lumberton. Our list includes 4 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Lumberton:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lumberton ...

Looking for more information about Lumberton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Lumberton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lumberton.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Lamar County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lumberton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Lamar County:

The official website for State of Mississippi:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lumberton.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lumberton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lumberton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lumberton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lumberton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lumberton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0065, Longitude: -89.4613     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lumberton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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